The Happiest Girl Sings About It This Day In Country Music – June 3rd (Video)
2011 – Kenny Chesney’s “You And Tequila” video, featuring Grace Potter, debuts on CMT.
2009 – George Strait’s “Troubadour” album is certified platinum.
2006 – Dierks Bentley’s “Settle For A Slowdown” settles in at the top of the Billboard country singles chart.
2005 – Big & Rich’s “Save A Horse (Ride A Cowboy)” earns a platinum single.
2000 – Tim McGraw and Kenny Chesney are arrested in Buffalo, New York, after a backstage skirmish at Ralph Wilson Stadium on the George Strait tour, as Chesney takes a ride on a policeman’s horse, and McGraw gets in a fight with cops. They are acquitted in May.
1997 – Curb releases Tim McGraw’s “Everywhere” album.
1989 – Reba McEntire marries manager Narvel Blackstock in Lake Tahoe, where McEntire is performing at Caesar’s.
1972 – Donna Fargo’s “The Happiest Girl In The Whole U.S.A.” takes the top spot on the Billboard country chart.
1968 – Jamie O’Neal born in Sydney, Australia. Her 2000 debut album nets several hits, including “There Is No Arizona” and “When I Think About Angels,” helping her pick up the Academy of Country Music’s top new female award.
1948 – Frederick LaBour born in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He becomes Too Slim, of Riders In The Sky, whose preservation of western music helps them become members of the Grand Ole Opry in 1982.